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$730 Cultural & Theme Tours

South India Hills & Mountains Tour

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Calicut International AirportDAY 01 – Arrival CalicutMeet & Greet at the airport and transfer to your hotel in Calicut. It was in Calicut that the great voyager Vasco Da Gama landed in the 14th century in his quest for spices thus putting it on the world map. The traditional capital of North Kerala and a leading trading centre for spices on the west, the city has retained its glorious past and presents travellers with historic sites and a unique culture.Drive to Beypore, a prominent port and fishing harbour of ancient Kerala. You could visit the fish markets or venture into town and visit the Sweet Meat Street and the many colourful shops. DAY 02 – Calicut - WayanadDrive to Wayanad set in the picturesque Western Ghats and mountains at an altitude of about 2000 meters above sea level. Littered with tropical rain forests, dense hills, rolling paddy fields, spice plantations and valleys, Wayanad is a hitherto undiscovered location offering breathtaking views. DAY 03 - WayanadAfter breakfast you leave for sightseeing. Visit the Pookot Lake which is a scenic freshwater lake that offers boat rides; ride on the lake provides the view of the fresh and green surrounding. You will be thrilled to see the Soojipara Falls for its beauty and rich resources it provides. Further you go on to visit the Bansura sagar, the second largest earth dam in Asia. You will be captivated seeing the walls of the Edakkal Caves; it is a very popular site among the tourists and archeologists worldwide. You also visit the Pakshipathalam and Meenmutty waterfalls; they are equally striking to look at.DAY 04 - Wayanad - MudumalaiDrive to Mudumalai, spread over an area of 321 sq. km, Mudumalai has thick wooded hills, plateaus, deep valleys, waterfalls, and rivers. Located at an altitude of 1,000 m, it is the closest to the Nilgiri mountain range and is divided from Bandipur by the Moyar River. Mudumalai is one of the most important conservation efforts in India and was established as far back as 1940. DAY 05 - MudumalaiIn the morning & evening you can enjoy the vehicle safari through Moyar or Singara or Karkudi region to explore the wildlife. You can also take an Elephant ride and do visit the Elephant Feeding Camp - this is the place where one can interact with elephants and see how they are fed. The captive elephants in the sanctuary are no longer used for timber extraction work, since these areas are managed exclusively as protected areas. The elephants are engaged mainly for Eco-tourism, patrolling for anti poaching operations, to control Man-Elephant conflict outside the sanctuary or other areas and as a conservation and training centre for elephants which can be visited by the public.DAY 06 - Mudumalai - OotyOoty called the Queen of all Hill Stations, picturesque, green Udhagamandalam better known as Ooty is the most popular hill station in the South. Apart from coffee and tea plantations, trees like conifers, eucalyptus, pine and wattle dot the hillside in Ooty. DAY 07 - OotyRise to a gorgeous morning at the hill station with sun shining bright and the nippy air slowly caressing your face. Today, we take a tour of the ‘Queen of the Blue Mountains’ where we visit the Dodabetta Peak, which gives you a spectacular, panoramic view of the hill-station. Later in the day, we head to Coonoor - a small hill spot nearby known for its mesmerizing tea plantations. Here, we also visit Sims Park and the Dolphin Nose Point. We head to the Botanical Garden and spend the evening enjoying the beauty of the popular Ooty Lake.DAY 08 – Ooty - Coimbatore – DepartureAfter breakfast, checkout your hotel and drive to Coimbatore International airport to board flight to home.Duration: 8 days

$745 Cultural & Theme Tours

Kerala & Tamilnadu Mountains Tour

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Calicut International AirportDAY 01 – Arrival CalicutMeet & Greet at the airport and transfer to your hotel in Calicut. It was in Calicut that the great voyager Vasco Da Gama landed in the 14th century in his quest for spices thus putting it on the world map. The traditional capital of North Kerala and a leading trading centre for spices on the west, the city has retained its glorious past and presents travellers with historic sites and a unique culture.Drive to Beypore, a prominent port and fishing harbour of ancient Kerala. You could visit the fish markets or venture into town and visit the Sweet Meat Street and the many colourful shops. DAY 02 – Calicut - WayanadDrive to Wayanad set in the picturesque Western Ghats and mountains at an altitude of about 2000 meters above sea level. Littered with tropical rain forests, dense hills, rolling paddy fields, spice plantations and valleys, Wayanad is a hitherto undiscovered location offering breathtaking views. DAY 03 - WayanadAfter breakfast you leave for sightseeing. Visit the Pookot Lake which is a scenic freshwater lake that offers boat rides; ride on the lake provides the view of the fresh and green surrounding. You will be thrilled to see the Soojipara Falls for its beauty and rich resources it provides. Further you go on to visit the Bansura sagar, the second largest earth dam in Asia. You will be captivated seeing the walls of the Edakkal Caves; it is a very popular site among the tourists and archeologists worldwide. You also visit the Pakshipathalam and Meenmutty waterfalls; they are equally striking to look at.DAY 04 - Wayanad - MudumalaiDrive to Mudumalai, spread over an area of 321 sq. km, Mudumalai has thick wooded hills, plateaus, deep valleys, waterfalls, and rivers. Located at an altitude of 1,000 m, it is the closest to the Nilgiri mountain range and is divided from Bandipur by the Moyar River. Mudumalai is one of the most important conservation efforts in India and was established as far back as 1940. In the evening you can enjoy the vehicle safari through Moyar or Singara or Karkudi region to explore the wildlife. You can also take an Elephant ride and do visit the Elephant Feeding Camp - this is the place where one can interact with elephants and see how they are fed. The captive elephants in the sanctuary are no longer used for timber extraction work, since these areas are managed exclusively as protected areas. The elephants are engaged mainly for Eco-tourism, patrolling for anti poaching operations, to control Man-Elephant conflict outside the sanctuary or other areas and as a conservation and training centre for elephants which can be visited by the public.DAY 05 - Mudumalai - OotyOoty called the Queen of all Hill Stations, picturesque, green Udhagamandalam better known as Ooty is the most popular hill station in the South. Apart from coffee and tea plantations, trees like conifers, eucalyptus, pine and wattle dot the hillside in Ooty. DAY 06 - OotyRise to a gorgeous morning at the hill station with sun shining bright and the nippy air slowly caressing your face. Today, we take a tour of the ‘Queen of the Blue Mountains’ where we visit the Dodabetta Peak, which gives you a spectacular, panoramic view of the hill-station. Later in the day, we head to Coonoor - a small hill spot nearby known for its mesmerizing tea plantations. Here, we also visit Sims Park and the Dolphin Nose Point. We head to the Botanical Garden and spend the evening enjoying the beauty of the popular Ooty Lake.DAY 07 - Ooty - MunnarDrive to Munnar a hill station located 1600 meters above sea level. Once the summer resort of the erstwhile British administration in South India it still retains its colonial charm and is famous for its tea plantations, most of which are privately owned. With its sprawling estates, rolling hills, sparkling waterfalls, picture postcard hamlets and undulating valleys, Munnar is an ideal holiday destination.DAY 08 - MunnarSightseeing tour (Tea Valley Tour): Mattupetty, Echo Point, Kundala, Top Station, Munnar, Rajamala (Eravikulam National Park), Attukad waterfalls and Pothamedu View Point.DAY 09 – Munnar - Cochin – DepartureAfter breakfast, checkout your hotel and drive to Cochin International airport to board flight to home.Duration: 9 days

$815 Cultural & Theme Tours

Wonders of Kerala & Tamilnadu Tour

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Calicut International AirportDAY 01 – Arrival CalicutMeet & Greet at the airport and transfer to your hotel in Calicut. It was in Calicut that the great voyager Vasco Da Gama landed in the 14th century in his quest for spices thus putting it on the world map. The traditional capital of North Kerala and a leading trading centre for spices on the west, the city has retained its glorious past and presents travellers with historic sites and a unique culture.Drive to Beypore, a prominent port and fishing harbour of ancient Kerala. You could visit the fish markets or venture into town and visit the Sweet Meat Street and the many colourful shops. DAY 02 – Calicut - WayanadDrive to Wayanad set in the picturesque Western Ghats and mountains at an altitude of about 2000 meters above sea level. Littered with tropical rain forests, dense hills, rolling paddy fields, spice plantations and valleys, Wayanad is a hitherto undiscovered location offering breathtaking views. DAY 03 - WayanadAfter breakfast you leave for sightseeing. Visit the Pookot Lake which is a scenic freshwater lake that offers boat rides; ride on the lake provides the view of the fresh and green surrounding. You will be thrilled to see the Soojipara Falls for its beauty and rich resources it provides. Further you go on to visit the Bansura sagar, the second largest earth dam in Asia. You will be captivated seeing the walls of the Edakkal Caves; it is a very popular site among the tourists and archeologists worldwide. You also visit the Pakshipathalam and Meenmutty waterfalls; they are equally striking to look at.DAY 04 - Wayanad - MudumalaiDrive to Mudumalai, spread over an area of 321 sq. km, Mudumalai has thick wooded hills, plateaus, deep valleys, waterfalls, and rivers. Located at an altitude of 1,000 m, it is the closest to the Nilgiri mountain range and is divided from Bandipur by the Moyar River. Mudumalai is one of the most important conservation efforts in India and was established as far back as 1940. In the evening you can enjoy the vehicle safari through Moyar or Singara or Karkudi region to explore the wildlife. You can also take an Elephant ride and do visit the Elephant Feeding Camp - this is the place where one can interact with elephants and see how they are fed. The captive elephants in the sanctuary are no longer used for timber extraction work, since these areas are managed exclusively as protected areas. The elephants are engaged mainly for Eco-tourism, patrolling for anti poaching operations, to control Man-Elephant conflict outside the sanctuary or other areas and as a conservation and training centre for elephants which can be visited by the public.DAY 05 - Mudumalai - OotyOoty called the Queen of all Hill Stations, picturesque, green Udhagamandalam better known as Ooty is the most popular hill station in the South. Apart from coffee and tea plantations, trees like conifers, eucalyptus, pine and wattle dot the hillside in Ooty. DAY 06 - OotyRise to a gorgeous morning at the hill station with sun shining bright and the nippy air slowly caressing your face. Today, we take a tour of the ‘Queen of the Blue Mountains’ where we visit the Dodabetta Peak, which gives you a spectacular, panoramic view of the hill-station. Later in the day, we head to Coonoor - a small hill spot nearby known for its mesmerizing tea plantations. Here, we also visit Sims Park and the Dolphin Nose Point. We head to the Botanical Garden and spend the evening enjoying the beauty of the popular Ooty Lake.DAY 07 - Ooty - MunnarDrive to Munnar a hill station located 1600 meters above sea level. Once the summer resort of the erstwhile British administration in South India it still retains its colonial charm and is famous for its tea plantations, most of which are privately owned. With its sprawling estates, rolling hills, sparkling waterfalls, picture postcard hamlets and undulating valleys, Munnar is an ideal holiday destination.DAY 08 - MunnarSightseeing tour (Tea Valley Tour): Mattupetty, Echo Point, Kundala, Top Station, Munnar, Rajamala (Eravikulam National Park), Attukad waterfalls and Pothamedu View Point.DAY 09 – Munnar - CochinDrive to Cochin aka Kochi, as it is called now, offers you the best of history and culture anywhere in the state. A port town since early centuries Cochin attracted traders and invaders from the world over. You can go for a sightseeing tour of Cochin which include - The Jewish Synagogue in what is locally called the Jew Town, St. Francis Church which is the oldest European Church in India, the Santa Cruz Basilica built in 1557 by the Portuguese, the Dutch Palace, the Spice market and the 15th century Chinese fishing nets believed to have been brought by Chinese traders. In the evening, visit an auditorium to watch the famous dance drama of Kerala, the Kathakali. This dance is characterised by some great story telling, amazing costumes and extensive make-up.DAY 10 - Cochin – DepartureAfter breakfast, checkout your hotel and drive to Cochin International airport to board flight to home.Duration: 10 days

$40 Cultural & Theme Tours

AsianTravels Ooty

Asian Travels is a specialized travel agency in Ooty south India providing tour and travel to all individual and group travelers including Ooty tour package,Ooty local sightseeing, Mudumalai adventure safari, Coonoor tour package, Kodaikanal tour package, Mysore tour package, Kochin tour package, Munnar tour package, Coimbatore airport tranfers, coimbatore railway station pickup and drop, Calicut airport pickup and drop, bangalore airport pickup and drop and much more. Asian Travels also providing tour to book Ooty and Kodaikanal holiday homes, cottages, hotels, luxury rooms and resorts with quality, clean, safe and resonable price. Book a car at special prices for airport or railway station transfers and other trips.

$30 Day Trips & Excursions

Day Tour to Coonoor from Coimbatore

This tour begins with pick-up from your hotel in Coimbatore at 8am by our experienced professional driver with well maintained air conditioned vehicle, after roughly 2 hours 15 minutes drive you can reach Coonoor, You have stop to visit below top rated tourist attractions in and around of Coonoor as per the driving Convenients Sim`s Park is an unusual park-cum-botanical garden that was developed around the natural contours of the land more than a hundred years ago by Mr. J.D. Sims and Major Murray in the year of 1874. Highfield Tea Estate is 50-year-old factory takes visitors on a short tour where they get to witness the tea-making process—right from growing to brewing—before ending with a tasting. If you wish buy a box of your preferred flavour from the in-house shop, and carry along your camera to capture the experience Lamb's Rock A fascinating viewpoint on the way to Dolphin's Nose is Lamb's Rock, located in Coonoor. It provides a panoramic view of the lush green hills covered by the undefined clouds. you can take in the beauty of nature at peace in Lamb's Rock. It is named after the late Collector Captain Lamb, who developed the tourist attraction. Dolphin's Nose is named after a rock resembling to the appearance of Dolphin's nose, offers breathtaking views in especially of the magnificent Catherine Falls and lush surroundings. All Saints church was built in 1851. It was also considered to have a healthy atmosphere and became a popular sanatorium and retreat for invalids After visits above attractions return to Coimbatore and drop-off at your hotel.

$67 Private & Custom Tours

Explore Ooty in a Toy Train

A ride on the Nilgiri Mountain Railway toy train is the highlight of a visit to Ooty. A UNESCO World Heritage site, the train runs from Mettupalayam to Ooty, via Coonoor, in the Nilgiri Hills. The journey is 46 km (28 miles) long and negotiates 208 curves, 250 bridges, and 16 tunnels. The train passes through some picturesque locations of forested hillsides, tea estates, the Nilgiris Mountains, and the dainty villages and towns of the area. You will board the train at Ooty train station and ride till Coonnoor. At the end of your journey at Coonoor, you will be collected at the train station and driven back to Ooty.